- 1930, 1 July, sold through Charles Sessler, Philadelphia to Lessing Julius Rosenwald, Jenkintown, Pennsylvania
- 1943, gift to the NGA
- Museum's website, 23 March 2012
- 1952 Gobin
Maurice Gobin, Daumier Sculpteur, 1808-1879. Geneva, 1952, no. 10
- 1965 NGA Catalogue
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965, p. 150, as one of The Deputies, complete set of 36 bronze busts
- 1994 NGA Sculpture Catalogue
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994, p. 53, repro.
- 2000 Butler and Lindsay
Ruth Butler, and Suzanne Glover Lindsay, with Alison Luchs, Douglas Lewis, Cynthia J. Mills, and Jeffrey Weidman. European Sculpture of the Nineteenth Century. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 2000, p. 142, 144-145, color repr.
- 1958 San Marino
Bench and Bar and The Realm of the Law, Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, San Marino, California, 1958, no. 12
- 1960 Washington
Honoré Daumier, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1960, no cat.
- 1969 Cambridge
Daumier Sculpture: A Critical and Comparative Study, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1969, no. 9d, repro. (and Appendix III)
- 1974 Washington
Nineteenth-Century Sculpture, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1974, unnumbered checklist
- 1979 Washington
Honoré Daumier 1808-1879, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1979, no. 2, repro.
- 1999 Washington
Daumier: 1808-1879, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris; The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., 1999-2000, no. 18b, repro., as Dupin (shown only in Washington)